Berto Jongman: China to Win Exascale Computing Race?

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Tianhe-3: China says its world-first exascale supercomputer will be ready by 2020

China already holds the two fastest supercomputers. Now it hopes to knock the USA off the third spot with the first ever exascale machine. Tianhe-3 will handle one quintillion calculations per second.

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